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    • Victory Bread

    • 1918
    • Conversion chart for reducing amount of wheat flour used to make a loaf of bread. "Four fifths wheat flour, One fifth substitute." Dated "Sept. 1, 1918"
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    • Eat More Cottage Cheese

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    • Text promotes cottage cheese as a substitute for meat protein. One pound of cottage cheese supplies more protein than a pound of beef, pork, lamb, veal, or fowl. Contains photograph of cottage cheese and the animals listed above.
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    • Food Control Is A War Measure

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    • Text enumerates needs and aims of food conservation in order to promote the war effort. "Allied strategy shapes the food conservation campaign. Military urgency gives force to every food regulation. All needs bend to army requirements…" Poster is...
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    • Make Every Egg Count

    • 1917
    • Text describes ways to ensure the quality of eggs produced and marketed, such as producing infertile eggs, marketing eggs frequently, and keeping eggs cool. Includes several black and white illustrations showing farmer feeding hen, a girl with...
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    • Volunteers Wanted for Farm Work

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    • Image of Uncle Sam speaking to a farmer. Caption: "Uncle Sam wants the names of able-bodied men and boys who will 'Do their bit' for the country's defense on the farms. A shortage of food products would seriously handicap the fighting forces and...
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    • Produce Infertile Eggs!

    • 1915
    • Text promotes the values of producing infertile eggs, such as saving money, preventing blood rings, and keeping longer in summer heat. Graphics illustrate differences between fertile eggs and infertile eggs from one to seven days after being laid....
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    • Plant Food Crops

    • 1917
    • Text encourages readers to plant food crops to support the war effort. Excerpt: "Your country is now engaged in the Great World War. Food and economic resources are as important as men and guns." Names B. W. Kilgore as director of Agricultural...
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    • Recipe Book from the Lillian E. Dodd Collection

    • 1859
    • This handwritten book includes recipes for various foods such as jelly, jams, and cakes. It also includes handwritten letters and poems to and from various people. The letters and poems are dated throughout the year of 1859 with the location of...
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    • Life in the Navy--Food for Fighters

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    • Six black-and-white photographs of Navy rations and food transportation. Text: "Sea fighters must have A-1 stuff and the American Navy is the best fed in the world. Before taken on board ship, every ounce of meat is inspected. Admiral and...
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    • Fruitcake Recipe

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    • This undated fruitcake recipe is handwritten. The item is from the Lillian Dodd Collection (PC.150); Lillian Dodd was a teacher and native of Raleigh.
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    • Food and the War! American Wheat to Win!

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    • Text exhorts readers to conserve wheat in order to aid the stricken countries of Europe. "Supplying food is America's prime responsibility in the War right now. Food means, first of all, Wheat…Wheat is the test!" Poster is number 22 in a series.
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    • America's Food Pledge -- 20 Million Tons

    • 1917
    • Title continues: "We have promised to feed the hungry millions of Europe-the Allies and liberated nations. Save food, two-thirds more than last year from stocks no larger."
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    • Raise More Poultry

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    • Text describes how raising poultry and eggs can help with short supply of meat. Excerpt: "More poultry means more eggs and more egs and poultry meat means a greater food supply. Poultry can be raised at a lower cost and brought to maturity quicker...
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    • Eat More Corn

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    • Text promotes the nutritional value and the variety of products made from corn. Includes three images of corn products, including bread, corn-meal fish balls, and hulled corn. Excerpt: "The nation's most abundant cereal, palatable and nutritious in...
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    • Maximum Canning with Minimum Sugar

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    • A bulletin printed by the United States Food Administration about ways to prepare canned fruit, jellies, and marmalades with less sugar. Excerpt: "A patriotic American should use larger quantities of home-grown sirups and molasses, to the...
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    • Do Not Sell Laying Hens

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    • Text poster with photographs of hen and basket of eggs. Text promotes the financial value of retaining laying hens as well as the patriotic virtue. Excerpt: "Don't sell the laying hen--all spring she will be turning insects, weeds, garbage, and...
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